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Business Development Resource File

Business Network:

Coordinated Agency for Spanish Americans (CASA)

(516) 572-0750

www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/CASA/index.html

Long Island Association (LIA)

(631) 493-3000

www.longislandassociation.org

Long Island Forum for Technology (LIFT)

(631) 969-3700

www.lift.org

Long Island Women’s Agenda (LIWA)

(516) 677-5492

www.liwa.org

Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce (NCCC)

(516) 248-1112

www.ncchambers.org

New York Biotechnology Association (NYBA)

(631) 444-8895

www.nyba.org

 

Energy Economic Development Incentives:

 

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)/National Grid

(516) 545-3873

www.lipower.org/commercial/ecodev

www.ngrid.us.com

 


Financial Assistance:

 

Business Property Finance

(800) 784-6717

www.bizpropertyfinance.com

National specialist in no-documentation commercial owner-user mortgage financing.

 

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI)

Robert Larson, Vice President and Chief Lending Officer

(631) 471-1215 ext 183

www.cdcli.org

 

Glen Cove Industrial Development Agency

(516) 676-1625

www.glencoveida.org

 

GovBenefits – links to more than 50 business assistance programs

www.govbenefits.gov

 

Grow Nassau Fund (GNF)

Nancy Savis, Loan Officer

(973) 276-1640

nsavis@nationaldevelopmentcouncil.org

 

Long Island Development Corporation (LIDC)

Roz Goldmacher, President

(866) 433-5432

www.lidc.org

 

Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA)

Joseph Kearney, Executive Director

(516) 572-1966

www.nassauida.org

 

NYS Empire State Development Corporation

Andrea Lohneiss, Regional Director

(631) 435-0717

www.nylovesbiz.com

 

Small Business Administration

(631) 454-0750

www.sba.org

 

Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency

(516) 489-5000 ext 3134

www.tohida.org

 

Labor:

 

HempsteadWorks

Ana-Maria Hurtado, Commissioner

(516) 485-5000

www.hempsteadworks.com

 

NYS Department of Labor

Pamela Bedford, Business Service Representative

(516) 934-8521

www.labor.state.ny.us

 

Non-Profit Assistance:

 

Community & Economic Development Clinic

Serge Martinez, Attorney-In-Charge

Hofstra University School of Law

(516) 463-5934

www.law.hofstra.edu/Academics/Clinics/clinic_descriptions.html

Students provide transactional (non-litigation) assistance to non-profits, community-based organizations and micro-enterprises in low-income communities in and around Nassau County.

 

Foundation Center

79 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY  10003

(800) 424-9836

www.foundationcenter.org

 

Real Estate:

 

Commercial Real Estate Multiple Listing

(631) 661-4800

www.costar.com

 


Technical Assistance:

 

Black Women Enterprises (BWE)

(516) 485-5900

www.blackwomenenterprises.org

BWE provides free technical assistance workshops designed to increase a small business owner’s bottom line.

 

Business.Gov

www.business.gov

Business.Gov is an official Internet site of the U.S. Small Business Administration that helps small businesses understand their legal requirements and locate government services from federal, state and local agencies.

 

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI)

Robert Larson, Vice President and Chief Lending Officer

(631) 471-1215 ext 183

www.cdcli.org

CDC’s Core Four ® entrepreneurial training program is very affordable and teaches businesses financial basics in convenient locations throughout Long Island.

 

Farmingdale Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

(631) 420-2765

www.farmingdale.edu/sbdc

 

Hofstra University Business Development Center

(516) 463-5285

www.hofstra.edu/community/bdc

 

Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs

Dr. Phillip Elliott, Executive Director

(516) 571-6174

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/MinorityAffairs/index.html

Assistance in procuring government contracts

 

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

40 Main Street – 3rd Floor

Hempstead, NY 11550

(516) 572-1989

www.scorelongisland.org

Business planning preparation for start-ups and small businesses.